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Scripps’ ‘Best Kept Secret’ exposed

Scripps’ ‘Best Kept Secret’ exposed
The Scripps College Ceramic Collection presented “Best Kept Secret” featuring many different pieces. The event took place at the American Museum of Ceramic Art in downtown Pomona. / photo by Keenan Gilson Erum Jaffrey Staff Writer Colorful clay platters lined the wall, complimenting the ceramic vases, culture-rich sculptures and mural presented at American Museum of Ceramic Art. The Ruth Chandler... 

‘Out of Rubble’ stands against war

‘Out of Rubble’ stands against war
Susanne Slavick talks about her art for the Visual Exchange: Lectures in Visual Culture program on Wednesday in the Art and Communications Building. She displayed several pieces of her work as well as contributions from other artists based on their outlooks on the aftermath of war. / photo by Keenan Gilson Karla Rendon Arts Editor The department of art and art history welcomed curator Susanne Slavick... 

ArtReach reaches limit with media

ArtReach reaches limit with media
Claremont High School senior Melanie Gettler browses her friends’ and classmates’ artwork in the “ArtReach 2014: The Art of Pop Culture” exhibit, staying to look at other art by other local high school students. All of the art commented on pop culture, the effects or the obsession with it. The exhibit will be on the Millard Sheets Center for the Arts at the Fairplex until March 19. / photo... 

Insightful art protests rape culture

Insightful art protests rape culture
A solitary black sofa in the center of the gallery’s squared space allows the exhibit’s visitors to view the multimedia piece by artist Andrea Bowers. The exhibit titled “#sweetjane” highlights the Steubenville, Ohio, high school rape case and trial through a series of documented photos and video clips of the trial proceedings and protests by the activist group Anonymous. Bowers’ work is... 

Old photography survives in digital era

Liz Ortiz Staff Writer A plastic fox figurine wearing a suit sat upright on the west lawn of Azusa Pacific University while students photographed it to further their knowledge of the collodion photography process on Feb. 26. More than 20 students participated in the Windgate Workshop, hosted by Los Angeles collodion photographer Tim Scott. He began the workshop by lecturing the students about the process... 

Students reflect on ‘Natural History’

Students reflect on 'Natural History'
The first showing of the spring semester in the Irene Carlson Gallery of Photography entitled “Natural History” by photographer Traer Scott is a collection of candid portraits captured in the reflection off the glass at the American Museum of Natural History. Professor Al Clark discusses the photographs with his honors colloquium class while other students and faculty spoke with Scott over webcam.... 

Pappas presents students’ photos

Pappas presents students' photos
Pomona resident Sean Ketner discusses one of the photographs at the Crossroads Gallery reception Thursday evening. The twelve-photo gallery features six photos each by senior photo majors Zachary Horton and Jessie Harsen. The gallery will be on display at Pappas Artisanal in Downtown La Verne during the next three months. / photo by Daniel Hargis Erum Jaffrey Staff Writer Photographers, art enthusiasts... 

Origami animals roam in ‘Hacer’

Origami animals roam in ‘Hacer’
Idania Arellano, senior criminology major, is drawn into the Harris Gallery by the vibrant colors and unique pieces from “Hacer: Shape Form Space.” The exhibit, which runs through March 6, combines paintings and steel sculptures to create geometric designs and larger-than-life paper animals. / photo by Katie Madden Erum Jaffrey Staff Writer A large steel magenta elephant towers a small violet mouse... 

Senior project sparks inspiration

Cody Luk Assistant Arts Editor A six-foot black box sits in the middle of Sneaky Park while curious passersby walk inside to find a mirror box with inspiring messages. This interactive installation, “Don’t Look,” is the senior project for Ariana Harris, senior theater major and working artist. It is a performance art piece with the audience being the performers. “I was inspired by Georgi Paro’s... 

Burnett lecture explores Islamic revolution

Karla Rendon Assistant Editor The Campus Center Ballroom A surpassed maximum capacity by nearly 45 heads when photographer David Burnett visited the University of La Verne to present a lecture for his exhibit, “44 Days: Iran and the Remaking of the Word,” on Nov. 21. Although the title of the gallery may have convinced the audience that his exhibit was strictly focused on Iran, half of Burnett’s... 
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